Emirates looking at extra cargo service to Australia

Nabil Sultan from Emirates SkyCargo. (Emirates)

Emirates is looking to add a fourth weekly freighter service out of Australia as the carrier builds its cargo capabilities at the new Dubai World Central (DWC) airport. Currently, Emirates SkyCargo operates three dedicated freighter services a week to Sydney with 777F aircraft which make a stop in … [Read more...]

Cargo volumes up in August: IATA

The recent rebound in cargo led by markets in the Asia-Pacific, North America and the Middle East may be tempered by global political uncertainty and economic jitters, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) says. Cargo volumes, measured by freight tonne kilometres (FTK), rose 5.1 per cent in … [Read more...]

Lockheed applies for civil C-130J design

An artist's concept of the LM-100J civil version of the C-130J-30 Hercules. (Lockheed Martin)

Lockheed Martin has filed a request with the US FAA for a type design update for the Model L-382J, a civil-certified version of the C-130J-30 Super Hercules. The aircraft, which will be marketed as the LM-100J will be a radical improvement over the commercial L-100 model which was built from 1964 to 1992, … [Read more...]